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Jason Koulias

Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School

Artwork title
Cosmic memory
HSC year
2004
ARTEXPRESS year
2005
Expressive form
Digital animation
Artist’s statement

If one displaces reality does it become illusion?

Digital animation mimics reality. Inspired by Magritte, I sculpted, built and crafted a human likeness – but it was not real. Then, recontextualising this 'pseudo’ being in a world of real experiences, I could better empathise with myself objectively, much as an actor exaggerates reality through expression to increase understanding from an audience.